Jeffery Lee Baker
07/05/1965 – 02/27/2019
Obituary for Jeffery Lee Baker
Jeffery Lee Baker, 53, of Sedalia, MO passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born on July 5, 1965, in Kansas City, MO the son of Jerry and Wanda Baker and Carolyn (Claycomb) Baker.
Jeff was a 1983 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School. After graduation, he joined the family business, Jerry Baker Auto, where he worked until recently. He enjoyed cars, racing, bowling (he earned a 300 ring for bowling a perfect game), and being at the lake. He was a friend to all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Joel Gresham; three brothers, Chris Baker, Mark Baker, and Chris Blanchard; two sisters, Angie Barela and Wendi Meier; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews; his special friend, Tandra Gresham; and his furry companion, Erfur.
He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents and a brother, David Baker.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO with Rev. Jamie Hargett, officiating.
Visitation will be one hour prior to service time.
Burial will be at Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln, MO.
Pallbearers will be Chris Blanchard, Mike Meier, Justin Baker, Matt Sportsman, Ron Livengood, and Mike Paxton.
Honorary bearers will be Rick Yeager, Larry Estes, Johnny Knott, Ray Vogel, and John Schwenk.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sedalia Animal Shelter or the charity of choice.
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